Zipline launches the world’s fastest commercial delivery drone

April 7, 2018

The California-based startup’s new machine takes to the skies just as the US is about to loosen rules governing drone operations. couple of years ago, Zipline created a national drone delivery system to ship blood and drugs to remote medical centers in Rwanda. Now it has developed what it claims is the world’s swiftest commercial […]

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Lightweight hyperspectral imagers bring sophisticated imaging capability to drones

March 10, 2018

Low-cost, 3-D printed hyperspectral imagers useful for drone-based land and ocean mapping In a new study, researchers used 3D printing and low-cost parts to create an inexpensive hyperspectral imager that is light enough to use onboard drones. They offer a recipe for creating these imagers, which could make the traditionally expensive analytical technique more widely […]

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